Sir John Andrew Woods, II, Kt.

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John Andrew Woods, II

Also Known As: "1st cousin to wife"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Dunshaughlin Castle, Dunshaughlin, County Meath, Leinster, Ireland
Death: Died in Rossmead, County Westmeath, Leinster, Ireland
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir John Woods, Kt. and Isabella Woods
Husband of Elizabeth Woods; Wife of John Andrew Woods (Bedlow) and Elizabeth Woods
Father of Michael Woods; Samuel Woods and William Woods
Brother of Thomas Woods; Andrew Woods; William Woods and James Woods

Occupation: JOHN & ELIZABETH ARE COUSINS
Managed by: Private User
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About Sir John Andrew Woods, II, Kt.

Note: "was NOT the husband of Elizabeth Warsop: she married a different John WOOD (no 's') as his 2nd wife and may have had no children." See Major Error in Michael Woods Trees

John was a cousin of his wife, Elizabeth Woods.   The marriage was said to have been arranged between cousins to keep some prized lands and buildings in the family.  Elizabeth had inherited Dunshaughlin Castle from her father, Sir Thomas Woods.  John was a second son of his parents, and thus had little if any land that he was eligible to inherit.  The laws of primogeniture gave almost everything to the first born son.

Sir John Woods of Dunshaughlin Castle was the son or grandson of Sir John Woods of Yorkshire County, England who married Isabel Bruce and had come into Ireland with Cromwell.

This Woods family still has a branch in Ireland, descended from John and Elizabeth Woods(s)' first born son, that owns Milverton Hall at Skerries, on the coast north of Dublin. [1]

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Sir John Andrew Woods, II, Kt.'s Timeline

1654
June 12, 1654
Dunshaughlin, County Meath, Leinster, Ireland
June 14, 1654
Scotland
1681
1681
Age 26
Ireland?
1682
1682
Age 27
1684
1684
Age 29
Meath, Ireland
1695
1695
Age 40
1723
March 9, 1723
Age 68
Rossmead, County Westmeath, Leinster, Ireland
1993
January 14, 1993
Age 68
May 5, 1993
Age 68
1994
January 6, 1994
Age 68